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Jan Franco (#46625834)
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Bio Photo If you are new to findagrave, I suggest you read "frequently asked questions" carefully before making entries or requests.

Since I get a huge volume of requests, please make it easier for me to add biographical information, relationship links, or corrections by going to the page you want linked or corrected and click on "edit." Your info will be emailed directly to me and I can click on the link. If I get the email I will make changes, but generally I don't have time to email you. Please double check dates and info; if multiple items are misspelled or have typos, I am inclined to believe the other material may also be erroneous.

PLEASE NOTE THAT "TRANSFER REQUESTS SHOULD BE FOR DIRECT RELATIVES WITHIN FOUR GENERATIONS" as per Findagrave policy- see FAQs. Please state your relationship in the request. You are able to add photos to any entry.
When the website started there was no option for linking relatives. I am happy to add desired links: please double check your numbers so errors don't make double work for both of us.

I am related to some of the people I have added; entries are also posted in the interest of genealogy and history, and the hope that someone will add my lost ancestors.

Please take digital photos of old gravestones in your area; some that exist today may crumble in a season or two, especially in areas with winter frost. In a way, your photo will preserve it. Perhaps it will be the only record of a particular gravestone. Please do not apply any substance to a gravestone to make it more legible; it damages the stone.

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If you are requesting a photo in a large cemetery please take the time to get section and plot number from the cemetery office, if there is one. Your request has a better chance of being fulfilled that way. Most volunteer photographers work on the weekends when cemetery offices are not open.

Verify everything; transcriptions and even information "written in stone" may be inaccurate. A good example is when the date April 31 appears on a gravestone.

Most of the CT cemeteries have already been added to findagrave. When in doubt check under "New" and "Old" to see if you've missed the listing. Please HESITATE before creating a new Connecticut cemetery on findagrave. I'll be happy to research it for you to avoid duplication; so many alternate names and town name changes make it likely it is already listed in another place. The majority of CT cemeteries that existed in 1934 were surveyed on the Hale Index: www.cslib.org/halecol.htm. Although it contains errors and omissions it is still very helpful.

Another source of information is the Ct Gravestone Network: www.ctgravestones.com.
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Cheryl
William Anderson & Elizabeth Underhill
Thank you for all the photos and records you are providing for the Anderson Family Graveyard, Anderson Hill Road, Harrison New York. I have biographical information that I would be happy to share on this site for these two ancestors of my husband:

William Anderson #20047623 and his wife Elizabeth Underhill #20047841

I have provided some of my research material for other family members buried there.

Cheryl
Added by Cheryl on May 29, 2015 7:20 AM
DJK
Thanks
Thank you Jan for the photo's you added for Joseph and Gene Kiely's head stone from Walnut Grove Cemetery. The photo looks great.

DJK
Added by DJK on May 27, 2015 3:46 PM
Sherman-Thomas
Peter Butler #9679222
Thank you for adding the info and linking Peter to his parents. Have a great day.
Added by Sherman-Thomas on May 27, 2015 9:55 AM
Vicky Bergman
Thank You!
Added by Vicky Bergman on May 26, 2015 2:23 PM
Gelston
thank you
Jan,
on this Memorial Day, 2015, please may I thank you for adding grave sites at Alderbrook in Guilford, CT.
My grandfather carved many stones there. He had worked at the nearby quarry. He carved stones to be busy in his later years
Rich

corrected typos
Added by Gelston on May 25, 2015 10:42 AM
Ginny M
East Cemetery
Could you please tell me which East Cemetery in Litchfield CT is the one where Oliver Wolcott, Sr. is located. Is it the western East Cemetery, or the eastern East Cemetery? :-)
Added by Ginny M on May 24, 2015 1:35 PM
Jonne Delano
RE: Wrong Death Date Jethro Delano
Jan,

Please accept my apologies!

I went back to my family's record and also reviewed all the records on Ancestry.com (which can be faulty as we all know). I checked The GHAAHD which reports my Jethro's birth, marriage and children but not his death. I found that there are two death dates reported elsewhere for my Jethro....1777 & 7/17/1787 but no place of burial (so here was my grand mistake!)

So I went back to The GHAAHD which can be very tedious to research and found this which is what I should have done in the first place!:

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11 of Jonathan Delano 2d (Son of Lt Johnathan)

Thomas Delano Sr d Sharon ? Conn Sept 8-1803 (Hist Litchfield Co Ct. 185 1 by Kilbourne bio. of " Thos. D'o fr Wareham ? Mass a short time in Tolland, & Sharon 1759 chosen Deacon of Mr
Knibloe's ch 1767 etc Fr. Knibloe's Ch rec by Deacon Reed Amenia Union N. Y. July 31-1768 Thos D'o admitted July 31-1772 (Amenia) same chosen dea. Oblong, Feb 10-1760 Lois, brings
recomendations fr Ch at Tol to pastoral care of this ch etc Oct 25-1774 Dea. Thos. D'o entered complaint against a member for forgery. July 20-1760 they had Thomas bapt " Conn Men in
Rev." (Co of householders fr Sharon 11 minute men & vols. 1776 un-classified, Thos. Sr If he was fr Wareham it has not been shown on investigation Confident he was son of Jonathan Jr (2d))m. 1747 ? Lois ? 1 Benjamin Delano 2 Hannah, b prob. 1749 m. Knibloes Ch Amenia 14 Nov 1765 Reuben Doty 3 Stephen, b Apr 1-1753. 4 Reuben, b 1755 ?. 5 Jethro, b 1758 d Amenia N. Y. (Hist. Sharon p. 126) July 17-1787 m. do. ? 1780 Hannah dau of Rev. David Rose no ch. 6 Thomas Jr. b June 18-1760. 7Elisha, bapt Feb 11-1764 8 Frederick, b May 12-1765 9
Lois bapt Oct 4-1767

13 of Jonathan Delano 2d

Jethro Delano Sr (1732) (fr Tolland abt time bro Thos & Sylvanus; prob settled Dutchess Co some des say he m Sarah Lathrop. Dr M B Jarvis late of Canastota N Y thinks he m Eliz.) m. Elizabeth Lathrop 1 AMY b Dutchess Co. N. Y. ? July 10-1764. 2 ROGER, b 1766 ? 3 NATHAN b 1768 4 JETHRO Delano Jr b 1770, d. do. 1812 m. do Betsy Bramhall d. Amenia ch. 1 Betsy
2 Myra both d. un-m.

My Jethro was the Uncle of the Jethro in your post. The Brothers Jethro and Thomas moved to the same area (Amenia Duchess NY) at the same time. And all three of them lived in Amenia, Duchess, NY along with other close family members.

The GHAAHD is available as a PDF online and thus is not copyrighted should you want to incorporate this information into your Find A Grave post.

Jonne'Delano Adams

Added by Jonne Delano on May 20, 2015 8:54 AM
Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Desire Gornsey
Thank you very much for transferring this memorial, and thank you for all the work you do at Findagrave.

Mary
Added by Mary Harrell-Sesniak on May 19, 2015 10:38 AM
Jonne Delano
Wrong Death Date
Jan,

RE This Post on Jethro Delano:

Your information shows:

Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 17, 1787

ae 29

Family links:
Parents:
Thomas Delano (1726 - 1803)
Loes Strong Delano (1728 - 1798)

Siblings:
Jethro Delano (____ - 1787)
Hannah Delano Doty (1749 - 1826)*
Stephen Delano (1753 - 1841)*
Thomas Delano (1760 - 1835)*
Frederick Delano (1765 - 1825)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Boland Cemetery
Sharon
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Sep 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21707142


This is an incorrect death date. The date stated is that of another Jethro Delano who died this date and is buried in the South Burying Grounds, Tolland, CT. The Jethro I am referring to here died this date and was born 1732 to Johnathan Delano II and Elizabeth Lathrop.

Possibly the Jethro referred to in your Find A Grave Post was born between 1750-1754 and was shot at sea 1783/84. I would love to know the circumstances there. I found reference in other Ancestry.com trees to him and he appears in the list of Sons of the American Revolution.
Added by Jonne Delano on May 19, 2015 9:35 AM
Steven McIntire ALLEN
thanks
Thanks for all your great cemetery photos. I use them on my tree, and credit you. e.g. http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1713713/person/24443200211
Added by Steven McIntire ALLEN on May 17, 2015 8:40 PM
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